Child rescued after fall from steep hill in Beverly Crest

A cliff rescue was done on a young boy in the Beverly Crest area.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a call a little after 3:30 p.m. in the 1600 block of Gilcrest Drive.

A woman told firefighters at the scene that her 5-year-old son fell down a steep hillside. Crews found the boy a little before 4 p.m. and relied on a roping system to pull him to safety.

LAFD said the child is conscious and might be hurt, but is expected to be OK.

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